Black Men

Study says black women don’t want long-term relationships (video)

Screen Shot 2015-07-01 at 1.30.13 PM

Podcast: Play in new window | Download A new study by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health says that only a quarter of the single Black women that they polled are looking for a long-term relationship (LTR). The other interesting finding of the study was that a higher number of Black men said ...

Read More »

Man allegedly called police on himself to convince cops to kill him: Unfortunately, it worked

hummons1

By Nigel Boys After 21-year-old Trepierre Hummons, a troubled man from Cincinnati, Ohio, sent text messages to his friends and made a post on Facebook indicating that he was about to take his own life, he then dialed 911 to report himself. When 48-year-old Officer Sony Kim showed up, responding to the emergency call, he was fatally shot by Hummons, ...

Read More »

Dr. Boyce Watkins: Confederate Flag is the Swastika for Blacks

Screen Shot 2015-06-25 at 9.42.29 PM

Podcast: Play in new window | Download http://www.vladtv.com – The people’s scholar, Dr. Boyce Watkins is known for his social commentary surrounding a litany of topics that include finance and race. Given the raising social tension surrounding racism in America, he has chosen to voice his opinion regarding Obama’s use of the N-word and the politics surrounding the Confederate Flag’s ...

Read More »

Dr Samori Swygert: America chooses “gun control” over “hate control”

guncontrol

By Samori Swygert This is the house that hate built. The nation will continue to ignore that there is a race problem.  We’d rather redirect our focus on “gun control” and not “hate control.”  We routinely and conveniently find a way to discuss “mental illness.” Time and time again, we see the targeting of African-Americans, Hispanics, and Muslims.  Heavy policing, ...

Read More »

Dr Boyce Watkins speaks with Michael Imhotep on Empowerment radio

Screen Shot 2015-06-24 at 12.53.10 AM

ONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. June, 23rd, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  Our guest will be Dr. Boyce Watkins of Your Black World.  We’ll discuss some hot news stories. POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online here or by downloading the “TuneIn ...

Read More »

Dr Boyce Watkins Video: I didn’t screw Tyler the Creator, Mountain Dew did

Screen Shot 2015-06-22 at 11.34.53 PM

Podcast: Play in new window | Download http://www.vladtv.com – Established author and analyst Dr. Boyce Watkins is known in the hip-hop industry for voicing his opinion on issues pertaining to the field and not being afraid to do so. Case in point, Lil Wayne, a rapper who Boyce Watkins has had issues with for years. Most know the story between ...

Read More »

President Obama uses the n-word

obama1

President Barack Obama is now speaking publicly about the state of race relations in America. In a recent appearance on WTF with Marc Maron, the president used a tough and forbidden term in order to make his point. First, the president started by describing his own experience in race relations and strongly believes that race relations have improved a great ...

Read More »

The Shocking Truth About Black Fathers (VIDEO)

Men Playing Chess --- Image by © Artiga Photo/Corbis

Everyday it seems that we all hear about bad black fathers. This paradigm is so accepted that last year Hallmark released Father’s Day cards for moms. But the reality about black fathers does not line up with what the media has told us for years. According to research by the CDC and data gathered by the US Census Bureau , ...

Read More »

State Senator among those killed in South Carolina Church Shooting

pinckney

According to WCBD-TV in Charleston, South Carolina, a State Senator has been killed in the mass shooting that took place at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.   This appeared on the news station’s twitter account: BREAKING: It has been confirmed that State Senator Clementa Pinckney is among the dead in mass church shooting #Charleston There are also concerns about ...

Read More »